SECRETARY-GENERAL, 'SHOCKED AND APPALLED', CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACK IN EGYPT

17 November 1997
SG/SM/6396

SECRETARY-GENERAL, 'SHOCKED AND APPALLED', CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACK IN EGYPT

17 November 1997


Press Release
SG/SM/6396


SECRETARY-GENERAL, 'SHOCKED AND APPALLED', CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACK IN EGYPT

19971117 The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary- General Kofi Annan:

The Secretary-General is shocked and appalled at the news of today's terrorist attack in Luxor, Egypt, resulting in the death of numerous civilians. The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms this senseless act. He wishes to convey his deepest sympathy and condolences to the Government of Egypt and to the bereaved families.

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